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Birmingham City University

Working with Children, Families and Young People

UCAS Code: L590

Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

Entry requirements


A level

C,C,C

Two A levels can be combined with up to two AS levels, A levels can be combined with BTEC and OCR Level 3 qualifications up to a maximum of four A level equivalent qualifications totalling at least 96 UCAS tariff points.

Pass including a minimum of 18 credits with merits or distinctions Preferably in a relevant subject At least 18 level 3 credits should be merits or distinctions GCSE English language and mathematics at 4 or above also required

In combination with A levels, BTEC or OCR Level 3 qualifications equivalent to at least two full A levels totalling at least 96 UCAS tariff points.

Only in combination with other qualifications In combination with A levels, BTEC or OCR Level 3 qualifications equivalent to at least one full A level totalling at least 96 UCAS tariff points.

In combination with A levels, BTEC or OCR Level 3 qualifications equivalent to at least two full A levels totalling at least 96 UCAS tariff points.

GCSE/National 4/National 5

GCSE grade 4 English language, maths and two further subjects GCSE English language or mathematics equivalence available via www.equivalencytesting.com

Considered at tutor's discretion.

Considered at tutor's discretion.

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme

24

IB overall. Students who do not complete the IB Diploma will be considered on the basis of their IB Certificates. A combination of GCSEs, A-levels and IB certificates will be considered on a case by case basis At least one Higher Level subject with grade 4 or above from Group 4 or 3 AND Grade 4 in Maths (Standard Level) And English Group A - Grade 4 or above, OR English Group B and Ab Initio - Grade 5

Irish Leaving Certificate - Higher Level

H3,H4,H4,H4,H4

Any combination of results including five passes at Higher level totalling at least 96 UCAS tariff points.

Grade C or above in English language, maths and two further subjects.

In combination with A levels, BTEC or OCR Level 3 qualifications equivalent to at least two full A levels totalling at least 96 UCAS tariff points.

Preferably in a relevant subject. Can be combined with A levels, AS levels, BTEC or OCR Level 3 qualifications up to a maximum of four A level equivalent qualifications totalling at least 96 UCAS tariff points.

OCR Cambridge Technical Extended Diploma

MMM

Preferably in a relevant subject

In combination with A levels, BTEC or OCR Level 3 qualifications equivalent to at least one full A level totalling at least 96 UCAS tariff points.

In combination with A levels, BTEC or OCR Level 3 qualifications equivalent to at least one full A level totalling at least 96 UCAS tariff points.

In combination with A levels, BTEC or OCR Level 3 qualifications equivalent to at least two full A levels totalling at least 96 UCAS tariff points.

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma

DD

Preferably in a relevant subject Can be combined with A levels, AS levels, BTEC or OCR Level 3 qualifications up to a maximum of four A level equivalent qualifications totalling at least 96 UCAS tariff points.

In combination with A levels, BTEC or OCR Level 3 qualifications equivalent to at least one full A level totalling at least 96 UCAS tariff points.

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma

MMM

Preferably in a relevant subject

In combination with A levels, BTEC or OCR Level 3 qualifications equivalent to at least one full A level totalling at least 96 UCAS tariff points.

Scottish Advanced Higher

D,D,D

Can be combined with Scottish Highers to obtain 96 UCAS tariff points from a maximum of four subjects.

Scottish Higher

B,B,C,C

Can be combined with Scottish Advanced Highers to obtain 96 UCAS tariff points from a maximum of four subjects.

UCAS Tariff

96
80%
Applicants receiving offers

About this course


Course option

3years

Full-time | 2018

Subject

Social work

Our BA (Hons) Working with Children, Young People and Families programme has at its heart a strong commitment to social justice and equalities. We will provide you with a range of teaching and learning experiences to build on your existing skills and motivation so that you can contribute to a changing society, particularly with services who work with, or for, vulnerable children, young people and their families.

Tuition fees

Select where you currently live to see what you'll pay:

England
£9,250
per year
EU
£9,250
per year
Northern Ireland
£9,250
per year
Scotland
£9,250
per year
Wales
£9,250
per year

The Uni


Course location:

City South Campus, Edgbaston

Department:

School of Allied and Public Health Professions

TEF rating:

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What students say


We've crunched the numbers to see if overall student satisfaction here is high, medium or low compared to students studying this subject(s) at other universities.

65%
low
Social work

How do students rate their degree experience?

The stats below relate to the general subject area/s at this university, not this specific course. We show this where there isn’t enough data about the course, or where this is the most detailed info available to us.

Social work

Teaching and learning

72%
Staff make the subject interesting
81%
Staff are good at explaining things
83%
Ideas and concepts are explored in-depth
83%
Opportunities to apply what I've learned

Assessment and feedback

Feedback on work has been timely
Feedback on work has been helpful
Staff are contactable when needed
Good advice available when making study choices

Resources and organisation

74%
Library resources
76%
IT resources
70%
Course specific equipment and facilities
46%
Course is well organised and has run smoothly

Student voice

Staff value students' opinions
Feel part of a community on my course

After graduation


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